Tower Tours schedule

A Tower Tour is a great way to discover our remarkable Cathedral and experience the great views on offer from the very top of the building.

Below you will find the schedule for our Tower Tours. For more information or to book, find the date you want to visit and click on the relevant tour.

For full details about our guided tours, or to book a group visit, click here.

Why not book a Guided Tour whilst you're here for your Tower Tour; simply call 01483 547870 or email visit@guildford-cathedral.org

Please note that the Tower is being used for abseils in May and June 2019, so no Saturday Tower Tours will be available; we resume in July...

Saturday 13th July 2019

2.00pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £5.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office

Join our Tower Tour Guides on an exciting journey spiralling up the 249 steps to the top of Guildford Cathedral. Pass through our Ringing Chamber and Bell Chamber containing the only ring of 12 bells in the Diocese. Enjoy the stunning 360° views across Guildford and towards London before descending down and visiting our CafÉ/Restaurant for a well-deserved piece of cake!

Please congregate in the South Porch at least 15 minutes before the tour is scheduled to begin.

The following restrictions apply for Tower Tours:

  1. Tours are restricted to 15 people.
  2. No children under 8 are permitted on the tour and all children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  3. No person who is over 80, infirm, disabled, pregnant, suffers heart disorders, or suffering from any other medical or physical condition which could be affected by the climb are permitted on the tour.
  4. Suitable footwear and clothing must be worn.
  5. Large items of baggage must be left at ground level so visitors have ‘both hands free’ (items left entirely at owner's risk).
  6. Visitors will not touch or approach the Cathedral Bells, Bell Ropes, or any equipment relating to the ringing chamber or the bell chamber.
  7. Visitors will not touch, or approach, nor allow those in my charge to touch or approach, any telecommunications antennae, or equipment within or on top of the Tower which will be identified by the Guides.

Please note that you will be asked to sign a risk acceptance form before your ascent.

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